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Ben McKenzie was born Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan in Austin, Texas on September 12, 1978, to Mary Frances (Victory), a poet, and Pieter Meade Schenkkan, an attorney. His uncle is playwright Robert Schenkkan. Ben is of Dutch Jewish (from his paternal grandfather), English, and Scottish descent. He attended Austin High School, and played wide ... See full bio »

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Known For

The O.C.
The O.C. Ryan Atwood
(2003-2007)
Gotham
Gotham James Gordon
(2014-2016)
Batman: Year One
Batman: Year One Bruce Wayne / Batman
(2011)
88 Minutes
88 Minutes Mike Stempt
(2007)

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 2016 Gotham Stories (TV Series)
James Gordon
- Chapter 5 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 3 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 2 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 1 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
- Chapter 4 (2016) ... James Gordon (voice)
 2014 Judy Greer Is the Best Friend (Short)
Matt
 2013 The Advocates (TV Movie)
Henry Bird
 2013 Men at Work (TV Series)
Bryan
- Tyler the Pioneer (2013) ... Bryan
 2011 Batman: Year One (Video)
Bruce Wayne / Batman (voice)
 2011 Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (TV Series)
Odnarb
- The Wild Brood (2011) ... Odnarb (voice)
 2007 88 Minutes
Mike Stempt (as Benjamin McKenzie)
 2005 Junebug
Johnny
 2004 MADtv (TV Series)
Ryan Atwood
- Episode #9.22 (2004) ... Ryan Atwood
 2003 JAG (TV Series)
Petty Officer Spencer
- Empty Quiver (2003) ... Petty Officer Spencer (as Benjamin McKenzie)
 2002 The District (TV Series)
Tim Ruskin
- Faith (2002) ... Tim Ruskin (as Benjamin McKenzie)
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2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Benjamin McKenzie | Benjamin Schenkkan

Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

"I've always been kind of a loner. Continue to be. So, in that sense, Ryan and I are the same. I played football in Texas, but I didn't really hang out with the jocks. I did honors courses, but I didn't hang out with those kids, either. I sort of had my own group I hung with occasionally, but I've always been kind of by myself." - When asked about his high school experience. See more »

Trivia:

He followed his father and grandfather to the University of Virginia, where he graduated in 2001 with a degree in economics and foreign relations. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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